The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 20 27 30
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 107 96 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 11.05% 7.95% 7.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.03% 36.78% 23.41%
Number of salaries quoted 82 65 92
Median salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,700 £22,230 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Linux
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Operating Systems Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
243 261 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 25.10% 21.62% 31.18%
Number of salaries quoted 194 172 366
Median salary £30,000 £42,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Linux
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Essex region.

Linux Salary Trend in Essex

Linux
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Essex

Linux
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +21 36 £44,000 +3.52% 2
Brentwood -4 17 £95,000 +90.00%
Harlow +5 7 £52,500 +162.50%
Chelmsford +10 6 £19,500 -56.66% 1
Basildon - 5 £45,000 -
Saffron Walden -1 4 £46,250 +23.33%
Chigwell +1 1 £22,500 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £30,000 -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Linux.

1 91 (47.64%) Windows
2 70 (36.65%) SQL Server
3 62 (32.46%) Windows Server
4 54 (28.27%) Oracle
4 54 (28.27%) Unix
5 52 (27.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 49 (25.65%) Cisco
7 47 (24.61%) Red Hat
8 44 (23.04%) Microsoft
9 43 (22.51%) VMware
10 42 (21.99%) SQL
11 39 (20.42%) Active Directory
12 38 (19.90%) MS Excel
13 35 (18.32%) SAN
13 35 (18.32%) Firewall
13 35 (18.32%) NAS
14 34 (17.80%) Apache
15 32 (16.75%) JBoss
15 32 (16.75%) MS Office
15 32 (16.75%) DNS
15 32 (16.75%) Finance
15 32 (16.75%) Hyper-V
15 32 (16.75%) VMware Infrastructure
15 32 (16.75%) Degree
16 31 (16.23%) Windows Server 2008
16 31 (16.23%) Analytical Skills
16 31 (16.23%) ITIL
16 31 (16.23%) TCP/IP
16 31 (16.23%) VPN
17 30 (15.71%) DHCP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (17.80%) Apache
2 32 (16.75%) JBoss
3 30 (15.71%) MS Exchange
4 29 (15.18%) Exchange Server 2007
4 29 (15.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 28 (14.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 28 (14.66%) Exchange Server 2003
5 28 (14.66%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (6.28%) IIS
7 7 (3.66%) GlassFish
8 5 (2.62%) Node.js
9 4 (2.09%) Tomcat
9 4 (2.09%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.05%) Joomla!
10 2 (1.05%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.05%) WebSphere
Applications
1 38 (19.90%) MS Excel
2 32 (16.75%) MS Office
3 3 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.05%) MS Project
4 2 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.62%) AWD
2 1 (0.52%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.52%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.42%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.76%) IaaS
2 11 (5.76%) PaaS
2 11 (5.76%) SaaS
3 6 (3.14%) Office 365
4 4 (2.09%) IBM SmartCloud
5 2 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (18.32%) Firewall
1 35 (18.32%) NAS
1 35 (18.32%) SAN
2 32 (16.75%) DNS
3 31 (16.23%) TCP/IP
3 31 (16.23%) VPN
4 30 (15.71%) DHCP
4 30 (15.71%) VLAN
5 29 (15.18%) IMAP
6 28 (14.66%) DMZ
6 28 (14.66%) SMTP
6 28 (14.66%) Wireless
7 20 (10.47%) LAN
8 19 (9.95%) WAN
9 12 (6.28%) LDAP
9 12 (6.28%) VoIP
10 11 (5.76%) Network Security
10 11 (5.76%) Wireshark
11 2 (1.05%) MPLS
11 2 (1.05%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (36.65%) SQL Server
2 27 (14.14%) Relational Database
3 21 (10.99%) Oracle Database
3 21 (10.99%) RDBMS
4 15 (7.85%) MySQL
5 8 (4.19%) Firebird
5 8 (4.19%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (4.19%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (3.66%) Big Data
7 6 (3.14%) MS Access
8 5 (2.62%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (7.33%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.24%) Subversion
3 8 (4.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (2.62%) NetBeans
5 3 (1.57%) Metasploit
6 2 (1.05%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.05%) Gerrit
6 2 (1.05%) Gradle
6 2 (1.05%) HP UFT
6 2 (1.05%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.05%) JUnit
6 2 (1.05%) VisualVM
General
1 32 (16.75%) Finance
2 13 (6.81%) Publishing
3 12 (6.28%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.19%) Electronics
5 3 (1.57%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.05%) Automotive
6 2 (1.05%) Banking
6 2 (1.05%) French Language
6 2 (1.05%) German Language
6 2 (1.05%) Marketing
6 2 (1.05%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 30 (15.71%) Support Engineer
2 25 (13.09%) IT Engineer
3 24 (12.57%) IT Support
3 24 (12.57%) IT Support Engineer
4 22 (11.52%) Developer
4 22 (11.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 22 (11.52%) Systems Engineer
5 20 (10.47%) Linux Engineer
5 20 (10.47%) Senior Support Engineer
5 20 (10.47%) Systems Support
5 20 (10.47%) Systems Support Engineer
6 16 (8.38%) Analyst
6 16 (8.38%) Senior IT Engineer
6 16 (8.38%) Senior IT Support
7 13 (6.81%) DBA
8 12 (6.28%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 11 (5.76%) Architect
9 11 (5.76%) Java Developer
9 11 (5.76%) Operations Analyst
9 11 (5.76%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (14.66%) MAPI
2 17 (8.90%) .NET
3 11 (5.76%) Web Services
4 9 (4.71%) AngularJS
4 9 (4.71%) Middleware
4 9 (4.71%) XML
5 8 (4.19%) HTML
6 7 (3.66%) JSON
7 6 (3.14%) ODBC
8 5 (2.62%) jQuery
8 5 (2.62%) Laravel
8 5 (2.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (2.09%) Ajax
9 4 (2.09%) CSS
9 4 (2.09%) Java EE
9 4 (2.09%) REST
9 4 (2.09%) SOAP
9 4 (2.09%) Swing
10 3 (1.57%) Flash
10 3 (1.57%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.23%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (14.66%) Blackberry
2 28 (14.66%) iPhone
2 28 (14.66%) PDA
3 25 (13.09%) Data Centre
4 20 (10.47%) Replication
5 15 (7.85%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.14%) Device Driver
7 5 (2.62%) Clustering
7 5 (2.62%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.09%) iSeries
9 3 (1.57%) AS400
9 3 (1.57%) Biology
10 2 (1.05%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (1.05%) Chemistry
10 2 (1.05%) CMDB
10 2 (1.05%) IVR
10 2 (1.05%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.05%) PKI
10 2 (1.05%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 91 (47.64%) Windows
2 62 (32.46%) Windows Server
3 54 (28.27%) Unix
4 52 (27.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (16.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (15.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (15.18%) Android
7 29 (15.18%) Windows 7
8 28 (14.66%) Windows 10
8 28 (14.66%) Windows 8
8 28 (14.66%) Windows Vista
8 28 (14.66%) Windows XP
9 22 (11.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (7.33%) Solaris
11 12 (6.28%) VxWorks
12 6 (3.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 5 (2.62%) Embedded Linux
14 3 (1.57%) AIX
14 3 (1.57%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.52%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (16.23%) ITIL
2 28 (14.66%) Service Delivery
3 21 (10.99%) Software Engineering
3 21 (10.99%) TOGAF
4 20 (10.47%) DevOps
5 18 (9.42%) Project Management
6 16 (8.38%) PRINCE2
6 16 (8.38%) Risk Management
7 15 (7.85%) Performance Tuning
7 15 (7.85%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (6.81%) Enterprise Architecture
8 13 (6.81%) Mentoring
9 11 (5.76%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (5.76%) Information Security
9 11 (5.76%) Risk Assessment
9 11 (5.76%) Security Operations
9 11 (5.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (5.76%) Translating Business Requirements
9 11 (5.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 10 (5.24%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 42 (21.99%) SQL
2 28 (14.66%) Java
3 26 (13.61%) Python
4 24 (12.57%) C
5 20 (10.47%) PL/SQL
6 18 (9.42%) PHP
7 15 (7.85%) Perl
8 12 (6.28%) Shell Script
9 11 (5.76%) Embedded C
10 9 (4.71%) JavaScript
11 5 (2.62%) C#
11 5 (2.62%) C++
12 3 (1.57%) VB
12 3 (1.57%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.05%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.05%) Korn
13 2 (1.05%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.05%) Ruby
13 2 (1.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (16.75%) Degree
2 13 (6.81%) CCNA
2 13 (6.81%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (6.28%) CCNP
3 12 (6.28%) MCSE
3 12 (6.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (5.76%) CEH
4 11 (5.76%) CISM
4 11 (5.76%) CISSP
4 11 (5.76%) RHCSA
4 11 (5.76%) SANS
4 11 (5.76%) Sun Certification
5 8 (4.19%) CompTIA Security+
5 8 (4.19%) Security+ Certification
6 3 (1.57%) RHCE
7 2 (1.05%) CCSA
7 2 (1.05%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.05%) PhD
7 2 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (5.24%) ISO27002
2 2 (1.05%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.52%) JTAG
System Software
1 39 (20.42%) Active Directory
2 32 (16.75%) Hyper-V
2 32 (16.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (10.47%) NFS
4 11 (5.76%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (4.71%) vSphere
6 5 (2.62%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.57%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.05%) Firmware
8 2 (1.05%) vCloud
9 1 (0.52%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 28 (14.66%) Backup Exec
2 11 (5.76%) Nessus
2 11 (5.76%) QRadar
2 11 (5.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (2.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.57%) SCOM
5 3 (1.57%) Tivoli
5 3 (1.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.05%) Ansible
6 2 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.05%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.05%) Nexpose
6 2 (1.05%) Opsview
6 2 (1.05%) Puppet
7 1 (0.52%) SmoothWall
7 1 (0.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 54 (28.27%) Oracle
2 49 (25.65%) Cisco
3 47 (24.61%) Red Hat
4 44 (23.04%) Microsoft
5 43 (22.51%) VMware
6 29 (15.18%) Apple
6 29 (15.18%) Draytek
7 21 (10.99%) Veeam
8 17 (8.90%) IBM
8 17 (8.90%) NetApp
9 13 (6.81%) Juniper
9 13 (6.81%) Symantec
10 11 (5.76%) ArcSight
10 11 (5.76%) SolarWinds
11 10 (5.24%) HP
11 10 (5.24%) Splunk
12 8 (4.19%) Intel
12 8 (4.19%) MKS
13 4 (2.09%) Citrix
14 3 (1.57%) BMC
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